New contracts for road products (signage, chemicals, gravel and concrete), equipment and related items were awarded at the November 2015 board meeting of Harris County Department of Education and are accessible through HCDE Choice Partners cooperative. Governmental entities that have signed an interlocal contract with HCDE may access these legally procured contracts.
Newly awarded contracts include
Road Products, (Signage, Chemicals, Gravel and Concrete) Equipment, and Related Items:
Campbell’s Signs of Texas LLC; Southwest Geo Solutions Inc dba Geo-solutions Inc; and USATEQ LLC.
Other contracts that were renewed and are effective immediately through Choice Partners include
Educational Materials: Carnegie Learning Inc;
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations: ABM Building Services Inc.;
Fuel and Lubricants: Blender Direct; Diplomat Petroleum; Octcet Inc; Petroleum Traders; Sun Coast Resources Inc; and Sundance Fuels Ltd;
Fuel Card Monitoring, GPS and Bulk Fuel: Impac Fleet; and WEX Inc (Wright Express Financial Services Corp);
Parking Lot and Street Cleaning Services: Satco Services Inc dba Southern Care Sweeping & Paving Company; Technology Audio Visual Equipment: AVES Audio Visual Systems Inc; and Troxell Communications Inc;
Digital Duplicators: Pinnacle Office Group Inc.;
Document Management: ImageNet Office Systems Ltd;
Educational Materials: JADE Distributing;
Electronic Procurement Software: Ion Wave Technologies Inc;
Power and Cooling Solutions: Critical Infrastructure Solutions (CIS) LLC;
Technology Hardware, Software and Services: ARC/Austin Ribbon & Computer Supplies Inc; Best Buy Stores LP dba Best Buy for Business; CDW LLC dba CDW Government LLC; Global Gov/Ed Solutions Inc; GovConnection Inc; HiEd Inc; Janga Technology LLC; Exebridge (formerly LeTigre Solutions); Mark III Systems; Micro Integration; PC Care Inc; PCPC Direct Ltd; Presidio Networked Solutions; RLS Interests Inc dba Prime Systems; and Unique Digital Technology Inc dba Unique Digital;
Industrial Equipment (Rent or Purchase): United Rentals; and
Woodworking Tools andEquipment: Laguna Tools.
Organizations and governmental entities that became members when contracts were approved by the HCDE board of trustees on Nov. 17 include Brownsville First Baptist Church and School; city of Cuero; Liberty County; Robertson County; St. Clare Catholic Church and Samantha Weaver School, Houston; and Van Alstyne ISD.
Out-of-state entities that recently joined include Archuleta School District #50JT, Pagosa Springs, Colo.; Bentonville, Ark.; District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, D.C.; Georgia Food Bank, Lizella, Ga; Henderson, Nev.; Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority, Helena, Mont.; Palomar Community College, Calif.; and Pompano Beach, Fla..
About Choice Partners: Choice Partners national cooperative offers quality, legal procurement and contract solutions to meet the purchasing needs of governmental entities. Contracts are competitively bid so governmental entities can act immediately to access the contract they need, saving time and money on the bidding process and purchase. Choice Partners includes contracts for facilities, food, services, technology and supplies, including a unique supply catalog. For more information, call 877-696-2122 or visit www.choicepartners.org.